The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Test Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Lead
Rank 38 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.60% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £393 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +35.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Test Leader
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 449 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.33% 94.73% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 318 312
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 28
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Swindon region that featured Test Leader in the job title.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Swindon region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Leader Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Test Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region featuring Test Leader in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Billing

Test Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
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